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August 10, 2017

 

Purdue University agronomists announce Indiana's 2017 forecast for corn and soybeans at the Indiana State Fair.

Indiana Corn, Soybean Production Set To Exceed Expectations

Indiana is set to have unexpectedly big corn and soybean harvests this fall, meaning continued tight profit margins for farmers and more low food prices.

June 6, 2017

 

The mild winter, rainy conditions, and cool climate have created the perfect environment for the slugs to thrive.

Slug Infestation Threatens Indiana Crop Yield

Large populations of slugs are damaging soybeans and corn, leaving Indiana farmers at a deficit.

December 2, 2016

 

winter wheat

Drought Affecting Parts Of Southern Indiana

Indiana's associate state climatologist says Indiana is part of the northern edge of a massive drought affecting the southeastern United States.

August 10, 2016

 

corn

Recent Numbers Could Mean Good News For IN Farmers

During a year when abundant supplies are expected to drive prices down, the latest numbers from the USDA could be good news for farmers.

April 5, 2016

 

cornfield

China Selling Corn Stockpiles, Driving Prices Down

American farmers may plant more corn this summer than they have in years, but China's announcement could drive down prices.

October 12, 2015

 

A pile of pumpkins

Will Summer Rains Mean Fewer Pumpkins This Fall?

An Associated Press report says there could be a shortage of canned pumpkin after a large amount of rain hit the Midwest this summer.

October 6, 2015

 

soybeans

USDA Says Dry Weather Is Helping Indiana’s Soybean Harvest

So far, 41 percent of the state's soybean crop has been harvested, up from 17 percent at this time a year ago.

August 12, 2015

 

flooded corn

Feds Grant Flood Disaster Declaration For Farmers

Farmers in 88 counties will be able to request low-interest loans to make up for crop losses that occurred due to heavy rainfall.

August 10, 2015

 

Flooded fields

Upcoming Crop Analysis Likely To Be Grim

Agricultural experts are expected to predict a poor harvest this year because of near-record rainfall in June and July.

August 3, 2015

 

Road construction on Interstate 69.

Morning Headlines: Monday, August 3, 2015

INDOT says a stretch of I-69 will be complete by the end of 2015; the Hoosier State Rail Line is secure for two years. Read more in our morning roundup.

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